WHETHER YOUR LOOKING FOR AN ACTIVE HOLIDAY OR A RELAXING BREAK, YOU'RE SURE TO FIND SOMETHING TO SUIT
The Ardèche region is in southern-central France and forms the south-west corner of the Rhone-Alpes. It is considered to be one of the most remote, rural and scenically beautiful areas of the country. There is a wild and rugged character to Ardèche, and while it may be a relatively small area of France, its climbing and winding roads lead into a secluded backcountry which makes it feel enormous. The Ardèche is home to a mixture of natural and historical attractions. The landscapes are famous for rolling hills, forests and dramatic gorges, while the ancient villages and even-more-ancient attractions are part of an unthinkably long history. There are so many things to do in Ardèche, from getting active amid beautiful protected nature reserves to exploring the traditions and heritage of the region.
Flights are available to Marseille, Montpellier, Lyon and Nimes. Car hire is recommended for your transfer and is essential to explore the local area and make the most of the beautiful Ardeche. Ribes is located approximately 2.5hrs drive from most airports. The owners Mike and Julie will offer advice if you decide to fly to Southern France.
Ribes is approximately 950km from Calais. France is extremely well served with a fast and quiet toll motorway network. The drive to Ribes from Calais is approximately 9.5hrs. The motorway network passes many town or roadside hotels if you wish to break up your journey overnight. If using a Sat-Nav please type in “Le Gelly Ribes” The owners Mike and Julie will happily offer advice on travel routes.
If travelling from the UK the Eurostar takes you to the heart of Paris where you can change to frequent trains to Marseille or Lyon in the South. A frequent train service runs from Lyon and Marseille to Montelimar which is approximately 1hr to Ribes by car. Car hire is available at Montelimar railway station. The owners Mike and Julie will happily offer advice on rail travel options.